Synopses & Reviews
Set against the tumultuous years of the post-Napoleonic era, The Count of Monet Cristo recounts the swashbuckling adventures of Edmond Dantes, a dashing young sailor falsely accused of treason. The story of his long imprisonment, dramatic escape, and carefully wrought revenge offers up a vision of France that has become immortal.
About the Author
was born in 1802 in France and died in 1870.
Umberto Eco is the author of The Name of the Rose and Foucaults Pendulum.